Basic Site Details

Name: Asylum
Town, district or village: Polton
City or county: Midlothian
Country: Scotland
Grid ref:
Notes: See separate entry for Royal Victoria Hospital Farm Colony at Polton - these may be linked.

Building Type Classification

The building is classified under the following categories:
 ClassificationOriginal classification?Notes
Item 1 of 1Asylum  


The following date-based events are associated with this building:
 FromToEvent typeNotes
Item 1 of 1After 1898Before 1909  


Design and Construction

The following individuals or organisations have carried out design/construction work. Where architects or practices worked together, matching letters appear beside their names in the Partnership Group column.
 NameRolePartnership GroupFromToNotes
Item 1 of 4Maclaren & MackayArchitectural practiceAAfter 1898Before 1909Additions
Item 2 of 4Robert MackayArchitectAAfter 1898Before 1909Additions
Item 3 of 4William Erskine ThomsonArchitectAAfter 1898Before 1909Additions - as assistant or principal draughtsman to Maclaren & Mackay
Item 4 of 4William Maclaren (or McLaren)ArchitectAAfter 1898Before 1909Additions


Archive References

The following archives hold material relating to this building:
 SourceArchive nameSource catalogue no.Notes
Item 1 of 1RIBA Archive, Victoria & Albert MuseumRIBA Nomination Papers William Erskine Thomson: L v21 no1628